Re: Disable close button on gnome-terminal


On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 19:51 -0300, Daniel F Moisset wrote:
> Hi,
>    I'm doing a migration on a company, from a text-based setup to GNOME
> 2.6 (on Debian sarge). They still have to use a legacy app that is run
> on a gnome-terminal.
>    There have been some problems with users accidentally closing GNOME
> terminal. The legacy app does not handle that kind of shutdown cleanly,
> so data may be corrupted or lost.
>   Is there any way to disable the close button (and other ways of
> closing from the WM, for example right click on the taskbar)? 
>   At least it would be nice to have a confirm dialog when users close
> the window, because they might lose unsaved data (on any terminal
> application).
>   I've tried disabling ALL close buttons via gconf
> (/apps/metacity/general/button_layout) but it's not a real fix (and
> lefts a lot of apps without close button).
> Thanks,
> 	Daniel

This confirmation dialog exists since 2.8.

-- m

Mariano Suárez-Alvarez <mariano gnome org>

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